The Disney XD  cartoon series based on the hit movie Guardians of the Galaxy has received a second season renewal according to a report over at Deadline.

Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot, Gamora and Drax will all be back for the the second season in 2017 the same year Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 hits movie theatres.

“We are thrilled at the positive response to Guardians from fans of all ages, and we are looking forward to bringing them more adventures with these dynamic characters,”

said Dan Buckley, Marvel’s President of TV, Publishing & Brand Management.

“There are so many possibilities with the Guardians franchise, and Season 2 will take viewers even deeper into this rich universe.”

The second season will see our misfit heroes teaming with the Avengers to stop the High Evolutionary a alien mad scientist. After an epic battle, the Guardians discover an ancient weapon with mysterious powers and must unlock its secrets before every alien villain in the galaxy tries to get their hands on it.

“The team at Marvel Animation continues to deliver great stories that capture the tone and spirit of the feature film and provide entirely new chapters to the Guardians of the Galaxy story,”

Marc Buhaj, SVP Programming and General Manager at Disney XD went on to say. The Marvel Animation productions voice cast includes Will Friedle, Trevor Devall, Vanessa Marshall, David Sobolov, Kevin Michael Richardson and James Arnold Taylor. Watch the season one trailer below.